Cervical screening return to NHS is welcome, says UNISON

Smooth handover now needed and assurances about jobs after privatisation failure

New proposals could help protect the NHS from an uncertain world post-Brexit, says UNISON

Welcome for reforms which could remove NHS competition

Survey shows NHS staff deserve some much-needed attention

Commenting on the annual NHS staff survey out today (Tuesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “While the government is consumed with Brexit, ministers are paying scant attention to growing problems in our public services. With so few staff, it’s no wonder the pressures of working in the NHS are making so many health […]

HCPC decision to increase fees is ‘hugely disappointing’

The HCPC should be doing all it can to encourage people to continue in their professions

HCPC fee increase is an unjustified ‘tax on practising’

HCPC must listen to its registrants and scrap this increase

GP changes could make ‘all the difference’ to patients

There’s a danger that general practice could simply drain ambulance services of staff

Last UK hospital outside Agenda for Change joins national agreement

This is great news for staff in Southend

Health service staffing is compromising patient health, says UNISON

Crisis level staffing has become normal across the NHS

UNISON comments on new guidance for creation of NHS subsidiary companies

UNISON will be making full use of this guidance in our scrutiny of any future trust plans to set up subsidiaries

UNISON comments on health think-tank joint briefing into staffing shortfall in the NHS

Instead of investing in staffing, ministers introduced restrictive immigration policies and cut training budgets, all of which end up costing the NHS more than necessary in the long term

Extortionate parking charges and fines for health staff, patients and visitors must stop, says UNISON

Exorbitant hospital parking charges have increasingly become the norm in England because the NHS is so starved of funds.

Body parts stockpiling shows why crucial NHS services should never be privatised

It is simply horrific. It’s unlikely that such a distressing situation would have happened had the service remained in-house.

NHS pause of ‘subcos’ long overdue

This whole policy has been a damaging distraction. Valuable resources that could have gone on improving care have been wasted.

NHS England right not to make flu jab compulsory

While it makes sense for staff to be encouraged to get the flu jab, no-one should feel that they have no option but to have it

‘We want to stay in the NHS: for ourselves and future generations’

Members at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS trust started a five-day strike today – here’s why, their own words